Thursday, August 21, 2014

Call For Lambda Literary Entries

Lambda Literary announced the opening of the submissions period for the 27th Annual Lambda Literary Awards (Lammys). Lammys honor LGBT books in more than 20 genres ranging from literary fiction & poetry to speculative fiction, romance & memoir. Kathleen DeBold Lammy Awards Administrator stated, "The Lambda Literary Awards celebrate both literary excellence & the enormous role the LGBT literary community has played in informing our identity and advancing our civil rights. We look forward to receiving this year's entries from the scholars who document our past, the poets & novelists who illuminate our present and the visionaries who map out our future." Books submitted for consideration in this Lammys cycle must be published between January 1st & December 31st 2014 & meet the Lammys Submission Guidelines. Finalists will be announced in March 2015 & Lammy Awards will be presented at the Annual Lambda Literary Awards gala planned for early June of 2015 in NYC. The Lammys celebrate the best in lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender literature & honor groundbreaking work by members of the LGBT literary community. Since its inception in 1989, Lambda Literary has awarded more than 500 Lammys to outstanding authors including Dorothy Allison, Edmund White, Cherrie Moraga, Leslie Feinberg, Samuel R. Delany, Kate Bornstein, Armistead Maupin & Hilton Als.
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